Category Archives: XBMC

Install HTPC, Manage your HTPC from anywhere   Installation Jump straight to: Osx - Windows - Linux Installing HTPC Manager can be really easy but might also cause some problems. The main requirement is you run Python. Python 2.7 is in most cases the way to go. The difficult part is installing the Python Image Library. Python Image Library The Python Image Library or PIL, is used to convert and resize images retrieved from the Xbmc Api. Installing PIL is, depending on your OS, not so easy. This guide should help

HOW-TO:Write Python Scripts for XBMC HOW-TO:Write Python Scripts for XBMC This article was originally a copy of a python HOW-TO tutorial was prepared by Nelson Minar. The article have since then been reformatted, restructured, modified and updated several times. Contents [hide] 1 XBMC Python Scripting Tutorial 1.1 Python is not a snake 1.2 Some basic rules – be careful of the snake! 1.3 Always notice the snake behavior 1.4 the real work begins 1.4.1 Window 1.4.2 pad button 1.4.3 add (and remove) text label 1.4.4 init parameters 1.4.5 dialog box 1.4.6 buttons 1.4.7 virtual keyboard 1.4.8 Lists 1.4.9 Screen

Skinning XBMC Skinning XBMC is noted as having a very flexible and robust framework for its GUI, making theme-skinning and personal customization very accessible. Users can create their own skin (or modify an existing skin) and share it with others. “Confluence” is the official skin; XBMC includes a new GUI library written from scratch. This library allows you to skin/change everything you see in XBMC, from the images, the sizes and positions of all controls, colours, fonts, and text, through to